Day: 12 December 2016

Hoodoo Gurus and Violent Femmes teaming up for unmissable A Day on the Green gigs

December 12, 2016

A Day On The Green have really been smashing it out the park recently, bringing the likes of Garbage and The Temper Trap through to wineries around the country recently, while Blondie and more are still to come. Most recently, two epic ADOTG shows have been set up for All Saints Estate in Victoria and Annie’s […]

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Tegan and Sara add Brisbane & Adelaide shows to March Australian tour

December 12, 2016

After missing Queensland and South Oz on their last trip round to Australia for Splendour this year, the Quin sisters have announced that they’re making it up to their Adelaide and Brissy fans in March! Tegan and Sara have already been announced for the Twilight at Taronga and Melbourne Zoo Twilight series’, but these extra shows will be […]

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2016 AU Awards : A look at the “Male Artist of the Year” nominees

December 12, 2016

This Friday, we announce the winners of the third annual AU Awards – a celebration of what has been a rich and diverse year of Australian music, delivered both on stage and in studio on record. Ahead of the ultimate reveal, we’re taking a look at some of the categories and those up for awards, […]

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Single of the Day: Bleached Bones “I Want To Know” (2016)

December 12, 2016

Bleached Bones are an electro trio out of the UK who have dangled a tasty morsel in “I Want To Know” in front of us today and…we’ve bitten. The single isn’t officially released until next month but we’ve been streaming this one all day and it’s been a perfect soundtrack to getting through that classic […]

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Balance and Composure set for largest Aussie headline tour to date next March

December 12, 2016

Balance and Composure are hitting up Australian venues in March 2017, their biggest tour yet. Touring their latest album Light We Made, the band is set to show off an experimental sound for the fans who have been rocking with them for some time. In place of ferocious guitars and drums are synths and slicker, smoother […]

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HÆLOS’ Dom Goldsmith checks in ahead of a summer trip to Australia for the Falls Festival

December 12, 2016

In just a few weeks, HÆLOS will be out in Australia for a run of highly anticipated festival appearances for the Falls Festival, as well as some cheeky headline dates on the east coast with BUOY, Yeo and Christopher Port. For the London-based trio, their music has continued to captivate audiences around the world through 2016, hooking […]

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Live Review: E^ST + Bel + MANE – Fat Controller, Adelaide (09.12.16)

December 12, 2016

Unless you’ve been living in a secluded cave far, far away from anything good you will know that this past year has been an absolute celebration of female musicians making their mark. From the stadium-ready Ngaiire to punk-rock heroes Camp Cope, we’ve been watching in awe the rapid rise of female talent take to the spotlight. One […]

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La La Land tops Golden Globes nominations as Edgerton, Kidman and Hacksaw Ridge lead Australian presence

December 12, 2016

Earlier this morning, Don Cheadle, Laura Dern and Anna Kendrick announced the nominees of the 2017 Golden Globe Awards, with the musical La La Land – fresh from winning Best Film at the Critics Choice Awards – leading the pack with seven nominations, including Best Picture, Director and acting nods for Stone and Gosling. Barry […]

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Spider-Man Homecoming epic debut trailer has our Spidey senses tingling

December 12, 2016

“This is my chance to prove myself”, says Spider-Man (Tom Holland), as the first official trailer for the upcoming entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe – Spider-Man: Homecoming – makes its debut. Though Holland’s Spider-Man debuted to praise in Captain America: Civil War, this third incarnation of a live action Spidey in less than ten […]

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The Iris’ Weekly Australian TV Picks: 13 – 19 December

December 12, 2016

The festive season is approaching, so our picks for this week are a little festive, from a comedy to a classic, sit back and enjoy them. Tuesday, 13th December Jane the Virgin, Fox8, 8:30pm AEST Jane’s life spirals down when she discovers that Michael has been shot. Wednesday, 14th December The Yearly with Charlie Pickering, […]

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Hotel Review: QT Sydney is a subversive and unique five-star experience

December 12, 2016

Those fiery red wigs on the chic-outfitted “Directors of Chaos” who wait on busy Market Street to welcome you into QT Sydney should tell all you need to know about the property: this is a five-star hotel that does things differently. For over four years, QT’s very first Sydney venture (they opened a QT Bondi […]

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